Fri, 30/03/2012 - 05:01
They are more exotic than the gulls, gannets and terns of Britain's home coastlines, but many of the fascinating and charismatic species of birds on the remote shores of UK overseas territories are now close to extinction. In a report to the government, the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) warns 33 species of birds, including penguins, parrots and albatrosses, are now critically endangered across the remnants of the empire. And that means we have a duty to fulfil...
Wed, 28/03/2012 - 00:41
A local group working to conserve the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area in Fiji has won the prestigious Equator Prize for 2012. “The Sisi Initiative stood out among more than 800 entries as a remarkable demonstration of local development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities”, said Eileen de Ravin – manager of the Equator Initiative...
Sun, 18/03/2012 - 09:14
A report released by BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and the Department of Environment and Conservation shows that the numbers of Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoos decreased in the Perth Region in the last year...
Sat, 11/02/2012 - 05:51
A bunch of 40 energetic kids from Nabukelevu, on the Fijian island of Kadavu recently completed a two day eco-camp organized by the BirdLife International Fiji Programme. “These children are our future, and it’s what they believe now that can change our tomorrow”, said BirdLife's Miliana Ravuso.
Tue, 07/02/2012 - 12:07
New Zealand Storm-petrel was presumed extinct until its rediscovery by bird watchers in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in 2003. A team of ornithologists have used support from The Birdlife International Community Conservation Fund to find the first strong evidence that the tiny, Critically Endangered birds are breeding in the area.
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 01:05
All Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) members, bird enthusiasts and Kiwi kids are being encouraged to get behind the inaugural Kereru Count this month....
Fri, 20/01/2012 - 01:52
The BirdLife International Pacific Secretariat, supported by the Mohammed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and Global Greengrants Fund is launching a new project under its Preventing Extinctions Programme seeking to unravel the mystery of the Beck's Petrel.
Mon, 16/01/2012 - 21:41
No effort should be spared to clean up the oil and debris from the Rena as the toll on wildlife continues to rise, Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said Tuesday...
Wed, 11/01/2012 - 01:12
Sun hats, sunscreen and long sleeved shirts were a necessity in a biodiversitysurvey recently conducted by Mere Valu – Conservation Officer from the BirdLife Fiji Programme - alongside a team of scientists from the Pacific region in two atolls in the Tokelau Islands...